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One Direction star joins Prince Harry on 'Dunkirk' red carpet

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 7:53am
LONDON (Reuters) - Two Harrys -- one pop and the other British royalty -- proved the biggest hits on the red carpet at the world premiere of director Christopher Nolan's new film, "Dunkirk".

Pop star Beyonce posts first pictures of twins on Instagram

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 1:14am
(Reuters) - Pop star Beyonce posted the first pictures of her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, in an Instagram post on Friday.

Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson shine at Montreux Jazz Festival

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 8:25pm
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with melodies influenced by the Orient.

Oprah, Jimmy Fallon out of Emmy race, 'Stranger Things' star Barb in

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 7:39pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A mixed bag of new shows and old favorites on Thursday saw surprising Emmy exclusions for the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Jimmy Fallon and a surprise nod for short-lived character Barb Holland from Netflix's "Stranger Things" in the race for television's highest honors.

Rapper DMX charged with tax evasion: U.S. Attorney's Office

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 7:09pm
(Reuters) - American rapper DMX was charged in federal court in Manhattan with income tax evasion, the U.S. Attorney's Office in New York said on Thursday.

Music streamer SoundCloud has cash until fourth quarter after layoffs

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 4:26pm
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SoundCloud, the world's biggest music-streaming service, is still struggling to find a business model - it now has enough cash to last until fourth quarter, after laying off 40 percent of its staff, a representative said on Thursday.

TV's complex women leave 'the girlfriend' in the dust

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 4:09pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Forget playing "the girlfriend" or "the mom." Television is proving an embarrassment of riches for women thanks to complex, original characters and female-centric plots that are attracting Oscar-caliber movie stars to the small screen.

'Westworld,' 'SNL' lead 2017 Emmy list packed with new TV shows

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 1:46pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sci-fi drama "Westworld" and satirical sketch show "Saturday Night Live" led Emmy award nominations on Thursday with 22 apiece in a list stuffed with new contenders that reflected a booming era for television.

Winter comes to Westeros with dose of revenge in new 'Game of Thrones'

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:04am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After six seasons of warring families, countless deaths and mounting menace, winter has finally come to Westeros in HBO's hit fantasy series "Game of Thrones", bringing with it an army of the undead and some long pent-up revenge.

Kid Rock hints online he will run for U.S. Senate

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 8:33pm
DETROIT (Reuters) - Recording star Kid Rock, an outspoken supporter of Republican President Donald Trump, hinted in website and social media messages on Wednesday that he intends to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018, promising a "major announcement" to come soon.

LaBeouf apologizes for Georgia arrest, is seeking addiction treatment

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 8:13pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf apologized on Wednesday for his expletive-filled rants hurled at the officers who arrested him in Georgia last week on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication, and said he was seeking help for addiction.

Stakes are high for Luc Besson's intergalactic leap into 'Valerian'

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 7:22pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Introducing a brand new multi-million dollar intergalactic adventure film based on a French comic book strip during a summer box office dominated by superheroes and sequels may be considered a big risk to take by an independent filmmaker.

Lines of cocaine? No, says Kim Kardashian, it's just the table design

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:30am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Reality star Kim Kardashian has shot down speculation that she is using cocaine, saying white lines seen on a table in one of her social media postings were in fact the markings on a marble table.

Shia LaBeouf's arrest video shows actor's expletive-filled rant

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:55pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Videos released by Savannah, Georgia, police on Tuesday of Shia LaBeouf's arrest last week on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication shows the actor hurling expletive-filled barbs at officers as he questioned the reason for his arrest.

Streaming TV apps grapple with password sharing

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - More than one-fifth of young adults who stream shows like "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things" borrow passwords from people who do not live with them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, a finding that suggests media companies are missing out on significant revenue as digital viewership explodes.

Sony Music, Spotify strike licensing deal: Billboard

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 4:20pm
(Reuters) - Sony Music Entertainment has reached a licensing agreement with streaming music service Spotify, Billboard reported, citing sources.

Malawi hails Madonna's 'motherly spirit' at opening of new hospital

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:07pm
BLANTYRE, Malawi (Reuters) - Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James.

French fashion house Lanvin names Olivier Lapidus as new artistic director

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:26am
PARIS (Reuters) - Lanvin, France's oldest fashion brand, named on Tuesday Olivier Lapidus as its new artistic director, following the departure of Bouchra Jarrar.

'Planet of the Apes' flags dangers of lack of empathy, actor Serkis says

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:58pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Planet of the Apes" films highlight the risks of a lack of empathy with people from different cultures, actor Andy Serkis said at the premiere of "War for the Planet of the Apes", the final film of a recent trilogy spun off from science fiction.

New York menswear event showcases rising designers

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:17pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A four-day parade of men's fashion has kicked off in New York, showcasing the 2018 Spring/Summer collections of rising designers, several making their debuts on this closely watched global stage.